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Is Sage to Parkdale a train to nowhere or a way for UP to hold onto Tennessee Pass?

Is Sage to Parkdale a train to nowhere or a way for UP to hold onto Tennessee Pass?

Where the hell is Sage, Colorado? And why would a railroad company be considering starting a commuter passenger rail service there and running trains along the long-dormant Tennessee Pass Line…

Warren Miller film SKI BUM explores family, fatherhood, loss and skiing away from pain

Warren Miller film SKI BUM explores family, fatherhood, loss and skiing away from pain

I sometimes feel like the Forrest Gump of the ski world, and it started with meeting legendary ski filmmaker Warren Miller when I first moved to Vail in the early…

Holidays highlight critical issue of mental health in Colorado mountain towns

Holidays highlight critical issue of mental health in Colorado mountain towns

The holidays can be a tough time of the year on the behavioral health front under the best of circumstances. Throw in a global pandemic, economic collapse, and the most…

Please, Colorado, bounce Boebert, Gardner and Trump on Election Day

Please, Colorado, bounce Boebert, Gardner and Trump on Election Day

In 2016, you did not need to be the second coming of the French astrologer Nostradamus to accurately predict the presidency of Donald Trump would be an absolute disaster for…

Beaver Creek extreme: How the Eagle County GOP came to embrace the radical right

Beaver Creek extreme: How the Eagle County GOP came to embrace the radical right

Time for the Republican Party to change its name to the Recall Party. Seems to be their entire strategy for gaining elected seats in Colorado: Fail to connect with voters…

Gardner green washing on GAOA? Many conservation groups don’t care, but call out dismal record

Gardner green washing on GAOA? Many conservation groups don’t care, but call out dismal record

Is U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner engaged in an epic act of green washing or is his pushing through of the Great American Outdoors Act on Wednesday a signature environmental accomplishment…

With COVID-19 spreading and election looming, it’s worth asking again: ‘What the hell do we have to lose?’

With COVID-19 spreading and election looming, it’s worth asking again: ‘What the hell do we have to lose?’

Then presidential candidate Donald Trump in August of 2016 asked Black voters, “What the hell do you have to lose?” Four years later, they have their answer, and it’s basically…

Lauren Boebert: Second Amendment warrior or QAnon Karen?

Lauren Boebert: Second Amendment warrior or QAnon Karen?

Since her improbable and nationally noteworthy June 30 primary win over seemingly entrenched five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, the nicknames have been piling up for Republican Rifle resident Lauren…

To test, or not to test, that is the question this Memorial Day weekend in Vail

To test, or not to test, that is the question this Memorial Day weekend in Vail

Last week we got our antibody test results back from Colorado Mountain Medical, and – HIPAA be damned – I can reveal that no one in the Williams family is…

Health insurance debacle: Reinsurance, preexisting condition protection, public option all in danger

Health insurance debacle: Reinsurance, preexisting condition protection, public option all in danger

I’ve written extensively in the past about how absolutely unaffordable individual-market health insurance plans (the ones you must buy if you don’t get help through your employer) are in Eagle…

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